Parking charges are rejected

Councillor leader Jim McCabe made the announcement
Councillor leader Jim McCabe made the announcement

CONTROVERSIAL proposals to introduce charges at all North Lanarkshire Council owned car parks have been knocked back.

The plans, which were widely criticised, would have introduced a fee for the use of local park and rides, and car parks in Kilsyth.

And the dramatic news, announced by council leader Jim McCabe, was widely welcomed.

For the full story, see tomorrow’s News and Chronicle.